(1966) studied Mechanical Engineering at Delft University of Technology. After finalising his studies he joined GEM Consultants B.V. in 1992.
After GEM became part of Royal Haskoning in 2002, Erik held several management positions to finally join the Board of Management in 2009 and become Chairman of the Board in 2011.
Erik played a leading role in the merger between Royal Haskoning and DHV in 2012 and became Vice Chairman of the Executive Board of the new organisation Royal HaskoningDHV and Chairman in November 2013.
Erik is member of several Advisory Boards, e.g. DIMI Delft University of Technology; Rijkscommissie and KIVI.